Open source technologies at our fingertips

Proprietary systems will always drag solutions to their own known terms. We believe those terms won’t cover the practicalities of the real world where you need to know exactly how a system will behave. Open source technologies not only offer you that knowledge but also contain the wisdom of the communities behind them.

Ceph

“Ceph is a unified, distributed storage system designed for excellent performance, reliability and scalability.” Our…

Kubernetes

“Kubernetes is for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.” Basic idea is that a…

Python

“Python is a programming language that lets you work quickly and integrate systems more effectively” Now it’s pretty…

Consul

“Consul enables services to locate other services running in any environment and provides real-time health status.”…

Prometheus

“Prometheus is a systems monitoring and alerting toolkit”. Everyone starts with sshing to nodes and running basic tools…

Go

“Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.” Go was…

Elasticsearch

“Elasticsearch is a distributed, search and analytics engine for all types of data.” Long time users of elasticsearch…

Hadoop

“The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets”. It’s…

Linux

“Linux is an operating system that evolved from a kernel created by Linus Torvalds when he was a student at the…

Nginx

“nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, a mail proxy server, and a generic TCP/UDP proxy server.” For…

PostgreSQL

“PostgreSQL: The World’s Most Advanced Open Source Relational Database”. Relational databases are what comes to mind…